My wife and I, with three kids in tow, planned an itinerary of hiking, museum hopping and ghost town gunfights in and around Kingman, Ariz. In fact, there was more to do than we could fit into one weekend visit.
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The Frishers are full of information about Kingman and happy to share it. Upon check-in, they gave me a Route 66 pin and a history of the town, which included a map, colored markers and scandalous stories about celebrities who’ve stayed there. (Who knew Clark Gable was married so many times?)
Cerca country welcomes fall with pumpkin patches, corn mazes, community celebrations and plenty of outdoor adventures.
I was not looking forward to the task. Clearing out your desk is not a pleasant chore. It’s the fall version of spring cleaning.
INDIVIDUALS CAN ADOPT A TRAIL
Editor’s note: Be sure to check road conditions before traveling.
CHAMPIONHIPS OF GOLF TOURNAMENT PLANNED
New A.G.E. is an adaptive recreation program promoting self-esteem, independence and individuality for people age 22 and older with developmental disabilities ranging from Down syndrome to cerebral palsy to autism.
Seniors are getting into fitness for the fun of it.
RED ROCK 5K PLANNED SEPT. 20
For the last eight years, Marie Tomao has been sending teens to the Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton in San Diego County, Calif., for the Devil Pups program, a rigorous leadership and physical training regimen that culminates in a grueling climb up Old Smokey.
Every year, Lee Canyon on Mount Charleston offers senior citizens an opportunity to relive memories of their youth or create new memories around the campfire.
If you enjoy bonding and exercising with your dog but hate taking mundane walks, the city of Henderson has a solution.
With the opening of school and the approach of holidays, most of us become too busy to escape for long from our city lives. That makes the Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge a good choice for a September escape. Lying in Nevada near the California state line, it’s close enough to enjoy thoroughly in a single day, yet it’s a little farther north, a little higher, and therefore a little cooler, than our own valley. Now is an especially good time to go if you enjoy birdwatching or counting how many different kinds you can see, for the fall migratory season is upon us, and more than 275 species have been recorded there.
COOPERATIVE EXTENSION OFFERS JUNIOR GARDENING CLASSES
The North Rim of the Grand Canyon is a great mountain biking location.
Four-year-old Bailey Stevens was born a fighter. After being diagnosed with a life-threatening bacteria at 4 days old, Bailey continued to beat the odds while being cared for at Spring Valley Hospital.
Youths will have a chance to demonstrate kickflips, the whiplash, bunny hops and more to a group of professionals at the first city-sponsored action sports event at Craig Ranch Regional Park.
ONE-DAY BASKETBALL CAMP PLANNED FOR YOUTHS
The Desert Breeze Aquatic Facility is set to become a splash zone when Dog Daze of Summer allows pups in the pool Sept. 6.
When the thought of cycling comes to mind, it often conjures images of muscular athletes in high-end spandex gear. However, a new mobile application is looking to change that.
Henderson residents continue to feel the aftermath of recent budget cuts to the city’s parks and recreation services.
Grand Canyon National Park is visited by nearly 5 million people a year, and not surprisingly, many complain that it’s crowded. But you don’t have to endure that because the vast majority of those millions gaze upon the canyon from its South Rim. Those who choose the North Rim get much more elbow room.